Tuesday, September 30, 2014

My First Foodie Pen Pal!

Since I moved to Charleston, I've been trying to get my "foodie" side in gear with all of the great restaurants around town.  Let's be real, maybe I wasn't a foodie before because if you look up foods famous by state, for Connecticut you'll find a steamed cheeseburger or pizza you can get in any other state and for RI you'll find hotdogs... no joke [but seriously, what else do I expect from a state where the state bird is a chicken and the state flower is a weed?].

Moral of the story, I could not wait to join Foodie Pen Pals and share some Charleston awesome-ness with a new friend.  I was paired with Kelcie from Hammers and Hot Plates who is also a newlywed!  She and her husband, Andrew, put together a fantastic package with goodies that all had a story and are from their home state of Oklahoma!

They even sent Mike and me this beautiful 3-year journal to complete together with questions on tons of different topics!

In return, I sent Kelcie a few of my favorites and some new Charleston finds I found in the city.  You can check out more about what I sent her on her blog

I cannot wait to participate again next month!  Thanks to Lindsay at The Lean Green Bean for hosting!

The Lean Green Bean

7 comments:

Jillian said...

cute idea! xo jillian - stop by! I'm hosting a May Designs giveaway on cornflake dreams

Rebecca Jo Vincent said...

What a fun mail day to get food in the mailbox!!!!

Jen said...

This is such a fun idea, I absolutely love it! :) You got some great goodies.

Kerry @ Till Then Smile Often said...

Looks like you got some great goodies! You'll have to let me know how you like the noodles.

Amanda H said...

Mmm those sauces look yummy and that journal is really cute! I love Charleston so I bet your package was awesome too!

Nichole @ casadecrews.com said...

How fun! I have always wanted to do this one, I really should!

Miss Nutralicious said...

I love that you got a journal in your package. That's awesome! Also, I love local themes. Having a foodie penpal is so fun!

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